Austrian developer Mipumi Games has announced today that their award-winning narrative adventure series The Lion’s Song will be available on July 10, 2018 on Nintendo Switch, via the Nintendo eShop for $9.99/£9.99/€9.99.
Set in the early 20th century Austria, The Lion’s Song is a series of four self-contained point & click stories featuring a cast of fictional artists and scientists, each blessed with outstanding skills. Each chapter follows in the footsteps of one of those exceptional minds and players are tasked with helping them overcome their intimate struggles with creativity, human connections and inspiration. The choices they make along the way will have a direct impact on the storylines of all future and past episodes, connecting the individual stories of The Lion’s Song into one overarching narrative.
Featuring evocative story-driven gameplay, stylized graphics and a haunting soundtrack across its four episodes, the complete edition of The Lion’s Song was originally released on Steam, iOS and Android in July 2017. The game has been critically-acclaimed, earning the Best Indie Game Award at the German Developer Award 2016, as well as an Honorable Mention in the Excellence in Narrative category at the Independent Games Festival in 2017.
About The Lion’s Song
The Lion’s Song is a series of four self-contained point & click stories connected into an overarching narrative, where the player’s choices will affect the way in which the story unfolds. Set against the backdrop of early 20th century Austria, every chapter follows a different character, each blessed with an exceptional creative mind. The game pulls players into a story of personal struggle for creativity, human connections and inspiration. Originally created as a Ludum Dare project in 2014, The Lion’s Song features a striking art direction and a unique setting. Four easily accessible episodes are produced for PC/Steam, iOS and Android, with the game also coming to Nintendo Switch on 10 July 2018. To find out more about The Lion’s Song please visit lionssonggame.com.
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